Arkansas Rumors & News

  • Arkansas basketball: Jaylen Barford will return for senior season

    SEC Country "Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford announced Tuesday he will return to the basketball program for his senior season. Barford made the announcement in a letter titled “One More Year” released through Arkansas’ official website. He declared for the NBA draft last month, but did not sign with an..." May 09

  • Arkansas' Macon, Barford to test NBA draft waters

    KATV "Razorback juniors Daryl Macon and Jaylen Barford plan to enter the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire agents, the university announced Friday. That leaves the door open for both players to return to school for their senior seasons. With neither player hiring an agent, they will have 10 days..." April 15

  • UNC survives vs. Arkansas, advances to Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- North Carolina saw its season flash before its collective eyes, and the Tar Heels did everything they could to make sure they would play another day. Top-seeded North Carolina scored the final 12 points to beat eighth-seeded Arkansas 72-65 and avoid an upset Sunday night..." March 19

  • Arkansas' stretch run sinks Seton Hall

    The Sports Xchange "GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Good thing Arkansas became accustomed to close games during parts of the season. The Razorbacks knew how to react in the NCAA Tournament's first round. Moses Kingsley scored 23 points and Arkansas regrouped down the stretch to overcome Seton Hall for a 77-71 victory..." March 17

  • Freshmen trio leads Kentucky to SEC tourney title

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE -- Kentucky captured its 30th SEC Tournament championship on Sunday when the top-seeded Wildcats defeated No. 3 seed Arkansas 82-65 at Bridgestone Arena. "This is a talented group," Kentucky coach John Calipari said. "I know they say there are other teams more talented. I'll take..." March 12

  • Arkansas ousts Ole Miss in SEC tournament

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In a game of fast-paced action and brief runs by both teams, Arkansas outlasted Ole Miss 73-72 in a Southeastern Conference tournament quarterfinal game on Friday night at Bridgestone Arena. Daryl Macon led the Razorbacks (24-8) with 17 points and was 4 of 4 from the foul..." March 11

  • Arkansas routs Vandy to advance to SEC title game

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas held Vanderbilt to 30.4 percent shooting and ran away from the seventh-seeded Commodores early in a 76-62 victory in the semifinal round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Jaylen Barford (18 points), Dusty Hannahs..." March 11

  • Balanced attack lifts Arkansas past Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs, Moses Kingsley and Jaylen Barford each scored 15 points to lead Arkansas to an 85-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Kingsley also had nine rebounds and Trey Thompson eight as the Razorbacks dominated the paint, outscoring Georgia, 48-22. They also shot..." March 04

  • No. 12 Florida continues hot run with win vs. Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Canyon Barry's right ankle is nearing full health and he once again appears like the best player on the Florida roster. But coach Mike White takes it a step further when talking about the player who hasn't started a single game all season. "He's the sixth man of the year in this..." March 01

  • Arkansas tops Auburn for fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Jaylen Barford scored 20 points to help Arkansas beat Auburn 79-68 in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday night at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Dusty Hannahs contributed 18 points for Arkansas (22-7, 11-5 SEC), which has won five in a row. Daryl Macon came off the bench to score 13..." February 25

  • Barford, Arkansas ease past Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Jaylen Barford scored 16 points and keyed a decisive late-game run as Arkansas secured an 86-77 victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday in Southeastern Conference action at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Daryl Macon's dunk off a nifty feed from Trey Thompson with 2:27 to play gave..." February 22

  • Arkansas rips Ole Miss behind Macon's career-high 30

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon came off the bench to score a career-high 30 points, leading Arkansas to a 98-80 victory over Ole Miss on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Macon made 10 of 13 field-goal attempts and 6 of 9 from 3-point range for Arkansas (20-7, 9-5 SEC). Jaylen Barford scored..." February 18

  • Arkansas pads resume with win over No. 21 Gamecocks

    The Sports Xchange "It wasn't a pretty possession, but Arkansas will take it. Senior guard Manuale Watkins hit an awkward, off-balance jumper as the shot clock expired with 31 seconds to play, helping the Razorbacks upend No. 21 South Carolina 83-76 on Wednesday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C...." February 15

  • Arkansas sends LSU spiraling to 11th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs and Daryl Macon scored 17 points each as Arkansas overcame a slow start to defeat LSU 78-70 in an Southeastern Conference game on Saturday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. The Razorbacks (18-7, 7-5) scored 19 points in the first 16 minutes and then..." February 11

  • Vanderbilt overcomes leading scorer's absence

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt played without guard Matthew Fisher-Davis and his teammates more than picked up the slack in a 72-59 win over Arkansas on Tuesday night in Fayetteville, Ark. All five Commodore starters scored double figures, with guard Nolan Cressler (13 points) leading the way. Arkansas..." February 07

  • Missouri beats Arkansas to halt 13-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Reserve Jordan Barnett scored 17 points as Missouri made enough plays down the stretch and stopped a 13-game losing streak with an 83-78 victory over Arkansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers (6-16, 1-9 SEC) picked up their first win since beating Miami (Ohio) on Dec...." February 04

  • Hannahs comes off bench to lead Razorbacks over Tide

    The Sports Xchange "An early second-half run Wednesday night enabled Arkansas to blow open its Southeastern Conference game with Alabama and earn an 87-68 win at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Leading 35-31 in the first minute of the second half after the Crimson Tide rattled off two quick buckets, the..." February 01

  • Cowboys jump out early, rout Razorbacks

    The Sports Xchange "Oklahoma State romped to a big early lead Saturday, then continued on to a rout of Arkansas 99-71 at a sold-out Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. The Cowboys scored the game's first nine points and never trailed, winning their third straight in a Big 12/SEC Challenge matchup between..." January 28

  • Arkansas scores comeback victory at Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas is making a habit of double-digit road comebacks and stunned Vanderbilt with one Tuesday night in a 71-70 victory at Memorial Gym in Nashville, Tenn. Commodores forward Joe Toye fouled Razorbacks guard Darryl Macon with 1.6 seconds left, and the junior calmly stepped to the line and..." January 25

  • Arkansas hands LSU fifth straight setback

    The Sports Xchange "Moses Kingsley scored 24 points as Arkansas tied its season high for points in a 99-86 SEC victory against LSU on Saturday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Kinsley was one of four starters to score at least 14 points for the Razorbacks (15-4, 4-3), who won their third straight..." January 22

  • Macon propels Arkansas past Texas A&M

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon scored 16 points and made seven of his nine free throws in the final 4:20 as Arkansas rallied to beat Texas A&M 62-60 on Tuesday in Southeastern Conference action at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. Two free throws by Macon with 2:26 to play and then two more one minute..." January 17

  • Arkansas breezes past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon had 17 points and six assists to help Arkansas beat Missouri 92-73 in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Dusty Hannahs scored 16 points for Arkansas (13-4, 2-3 SEC). Jaylen Barford had 13 points and seven rebounds, Anton Beard..." January 14

  • Weatherspoon fuels Mississippi State past Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Quinndary Weatherspoon drilled six 3-pointers en route to finishing with 25 points to lead visiting Mississippi State to an 84-78 victory over Arkansas on Tuesday in a Southeastern Conference game at Fayetteville, Ark. Weatherspoon made 8 of 11 shots from the field, including 6 of 7..." January 11

  • No. 6 Kentucky pulls away from Arkansas 97-71

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman guard De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 27 points and No. 6 Kentucky rolled to a 97-71 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night at Rupp Arena. "De'Aaron Fox is ridiculous," Kentucky coach John Calipari said. "He's been doing extra work. He's been coming to practice..." January 08

  • Macon's free throws help Arkansas beat Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas guard Daryl Macon made some critical free throws down the stretch as the Razorbacks outlasted Tennessee 82-78 in a Southeastern Conference game in Knoxville, Tenn., on Tuesday. After trailing for much of the second half, Tennessee (8-6, 1-1 SEC) got to within 62-61 after a 3-pointer..." January 03

  • No. 25 Florida defeats Arkansas in SEC opener

    The Sports Xchange "Florida sophomore guard KeVaughn Allen, a native of Little Rock, Ark., expected to be greeted by boos when he took the floor against Arkansas on Thursday night. He got what he expected, but didn't get rattled and instead reminded Razorback fans what they missed when he elected to sign with the..." December 30

  • Arkansas stomps Sam Houston State

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas senior forward Moses Kingsley scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and the Razorbacks stayed hot with a 90-56 win over Sam Houston State on Thursday at Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Ark. Kingsley, the preseason Southeastern Conference player of the year, was one of four..." December 22

  • Second-half burst propels Arkansas

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Daryl Macon scored 15 points, grabbed six rebounds and handed out five assists and Arkansas used a big second-half run to pull away from North Dakota State for a 71-55 win Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Senior forward Moses Kingsley, the preseason SEC player..." December 20

  • Arkansas' Macon ices win vs. Texas with free throws

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon scored 23 points, including the decisive free throws with 22 seconds to play, as the Arkansas Razorbacks outlasted Texas 77-74 on Saturday at the Toyota Center in the second game of the Lone Star Shootout. No. 19 Arizona outlasted Texas A&M 67-63 in the first game of the neutral..." December 17

  • Arkansas' balance scoring too much for No. Florida

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas survived a terrific shooting performance by North Florida guard Dallas Moore to claim a 91-76 non-conference win Saturday at Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Moore fired in a game-high 34 points for the Ospreys (3-8), connecting on 12 of 20 field goal attempts and 4 of 9..." December 10

  • Arkansas turns back Houston behind Hannahs, Macon

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs and Daryl Macon each scored 17 points, and Arkansas stayed unbeaten at home with an 84-72 victory over Houston on Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Senior forward Moses Kingsley, the preseason SEC Player of the Year, finished with 14 points, nine rebounds and..." December 06

  • Arkansas routs Austin Peay

    The Sports Xchange "Arkansas blew open a competitive game with a 41-10 run to start the second half and rolled to 99-62 non-conference blowout of Austin Peay Saturday night at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. All 12 players that saw action got into the scoring column for the balanced Razorbacks (6-1),..." December 03

  • Balanced attack lifts Arkansas over SFA

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Dusty Hannahs paced a balanced Arkansas attack and the Razorbacks knocked off Stephen F. Austin 78-62 on Thursday in Fayetteville, Ark. Hannahs finished with 15 points, and senior forward Moses Kingsley -- the preseason SEC Player of the Year -- added 12 points for the..." December 02